very warm welcome awaited Santa when he made a pre-Christmas
visit to Ross-on-Wye on Saturday, 16th December. Many hundreds
of children and their parents lined the streets to greet
him as he arrived at Ross Market House, accompanied by Cat
in a Hat, some of his helpers and the Carnival Princess,
the Mayor of Ross, Councillor Phil Cutter and his wife,
Chris had given Santa an official greeting from the towns
folk of Ross, Santa happily posed for a few photographs
and chatted to many of the children who had turned out to
children are so good in Ross-on-Wye that Santa pays a visit
to the town every year to give them an extra Christmas present.
am sure that all the children in the town would like to
join me in saying a big thank you to Santa and the Christmas
Carnival Committee of Elves, who work overtime just before
Santa's busiest period of the year.
days before Santa's visit, The Christmas Carnival Committee
of Elves went to the Larruperz Centre, where they helped
Santa by packing 1,100 presents ready for him to give to
the children of Ross-on-Wye.
photos on page four . . .